Category Archives: Cherokee

Indians in 1801-1804 Cherokee Agency Pass Book

In the now digitized editions of “Answerin’ News”, an early portion of the Cherokee Agency Pass Book has been transcribed. This portion covers from July 1801 to October 28, 1804 at Southwest Point, now Kingston, Tennessee. If you wanted to travel … Continue reading

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Hyde County, NC Indian Families in 1850

A friend was looking through the Hyde County, NC, 1850 census and noticed something quite interesting. On page 4 (at Ancestry.com) of the Currituck district, one entire page (except one person) is shown with M, for mulatto, overwritten over something … Continue reading

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The Removal of the Cherokee from Georgia

Two books, volumes 1 and 2, were written by Wilson Lumpkin (1783-1870). Lumpkin bore a very active role in the removal of the Cherokee, so his books are written from first hand experience, albeit a bit biased.  Lumpkin believed that the … Continue reading

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Antiquities of the Southern Indians, Particularly of the Georgia Tribes

This book, by Charles Jones, written in 1873, is extremely interesting and reveals a great deal about the culture of these tribes.  There are areas that discuss conjurers, marriage and divorce, government, social relations, tools, burials and documentation of mounds. … Continue reading

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Among the Cherokee in Flint District in 1872

I found this article quite interesting, written by someone settled among the Cherokee in the Flint District of Indian Territory in1872.  It tells us about their lives and how they lived.  I also find it interesting that the author mentions … Continue reading

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Sophia Williams Estes (1849-1928) – Native American Woman

Sophia Williams Estes In 2006, Onor Goin was a critically ill man, on dialysis, when the Dallas morning news wrote a story about Onor, known as Bouncer, and his family. Bouncer’s family was typical of a Native American family whose … Continue reading

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The People’s Path Native Site to Disappear

The People’s Path webpage was created in the 1990s to provide resources to Cherokee researchers, although there are resources from many other tribes included.  Just scanning, I see Ojibwa, Micmac, Lumbee, Navajo and lots more.  There is truly a wealth … Continue reading

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